On average, there are six knife crimes every week in the city.

They have included a terrifying city centre brawl near the bus station and Britannia Hotel last April and the murder of factory worker Tom Kirwan, who was was knifed to death outside the Uberra Club in July 2012.

Reported by the Express and Star. You can read the full story here. 

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